Welcome to the NCWP

The Northern California Writing Project is a professional development organization devoted to improving the teaching of writing in our service region.

Calendar

April 2021
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March 29, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

March 30, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

March 31, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

April 1, 2021

All day: Applications Open for Summer Institutes!

April 2, 2021

All day: Applications due for Summer Institutes

April 3, 2021 April 4, 2021
April 5, 2021 April 6, 2021 April 7, 2021 April 8, 2021 April 9, 2021 April 10, 2021 April 11, 2021
April 12, 2021 April 13, 2021

4:00 pm: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE inquiry group

April 14, 2021 April 15, 2021 April 16, 2021 April 17, 2021 April 18, 2021
April 19, 2021 April 20, 2021

4:00 pm: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE inquiry group

April 21, 2021 April 22, 2021 April 23, 2021 April 24, 2021

10:00 am: Pre-Institute Orientation for Beginning Teacher Summer Institute

April 25, 2021
April 26, 2021 April 27, 2021 April 28, 2021 April 29, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 1, 2021

10:00 am: Pre-Institute Day for traditional Summer Institute

May 2, 2021
Deep Dive and Teacher Inquiry: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE

Deep Dive and Teacher Inquiry: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE

Join us for one of our next workshop series. We’ll read together, learn from each other, and embark on educational redesigns, putting what we’re learning to practice.

Up next for spring 2021: MOVING PAST THE ZERO: RE-ENVISIONING HOW WE GRADE

In this inquiry group, we’ll read and discuss the book Grading for Equity: What It Is, Why It Matters, and How It Can Transform Schools and Classrooms by Joe Feldman. Feldman is a teacher, principal, director, and researcher who looks critically at standard, accepted grading practices questioning their ability to accurately and equitably assess student knowledge and growth. He offers alternatives that keep students motivated, assess students on course content, and create equity for all students. Please share with fellow teachers who would be interested in an inquiry into grading practices.

Open to all grades.  

Meeting dates: April 13 and 20; May 4 and May 18. Led by Nicole LaGrave. 

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